Principles Of Supervision Quiz- III

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Principles Of Supervision Quiz- III

Welcome to Principles Of Supervision Quiz- III. A supervisor is anyone who is put in charge of ensuring people do the jobs assigned to them. There are different types of supervisors; they can be supervision can be administrative, clinical, or supportive. They are differentiated based on how involved a supervisor is with the subordinates. Do you have the makings of a good supervisor? This quiz will help see just how true that is


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following combines aspects of feedfoward, concurrent, and feedback control?
    • A. 

      Auditing

    • B. 

      Marketing

    • C. 

      Budgeting

    • D. 

      Financing

  • 2. 
    The extent that different work units work together to coordinate efforts is know as:
    • A. 

      Integration.

    • B. 

      Organization.

    • C. 

      Configuration.

    • D. 

      Differentiation.

  • 3. 
    According to expectancy theory, the importance that an employee places on a specific outcome is know as:
    • A. 

      Valence.

    • B. 

      Motivation.

    • C. 

      Legitimacy.

    • D. 

      Instrumentality.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the most likely managerial benefit of technological advancements implemented in a manufacturing facility?
    • A. 

      Improved labor relations

    • B. 

      Increased production

    • C. 

      Lower energy costs

    • D. 

      Diverse workforce

  • 5. 
    All of the following are characteristics of clan control EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Minimal direction.

    • B. 

      Employee empowerment.

    • C. 

      Shared employee norms.

    • D. 

      Specified procedures.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following best describes operational planning?
    • A. 

      Short-term time frame and low level of details

    • B. 

      Short-term time frame and high level of details

    • C. 

      Long-term time frame and low level of details

    • D. 

      Medium-term time frame and medium level of deftails

  • 7. 
    The Caux Principles were primarily developed to address:
    • A. 

      Business ethics.

    • B. 

      Global commerce.

    • C. 

      Accounting standards.

    • D. 

      Enviornmental awareness.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is established and implemented to help employees behave in the best interest of business?
    • A. 

      Customer organization

    • B. 

      Mission statement

    • C. 

      Control system

    • D. 

      Tactical plan

  • 9. 
    Group maintenance behaviors can lead to the development of personal relationships with group members according to:
    • A. 

      LMX theory.

    • B. 

      LPC theory.

    • C. 

      Vroom theory.

    • D. 

      Hersey-Blanchard theory.

  • 10. 
    One of the potential benefits of developing a strong organizational culture is:
    • A. 

      Custormer satisfaction.

    • B. 

      Economic stability.

    • C. 

      Ethics enforcement.

    • D. 

      Employee loyalty.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is characterized by high-level managers making the majority of decisions?
    • A. 

      Certralized organization

    • B. 

      High-involvement organization

    • C. 

      Decentralized organization

    • D. 

      Learning organization

  • 12. 
    Compliance-based ethics programs are designed to:
    • A. 

      Encourage ethical behavior through rewards.

    • B. 

      Create interest in social responsibility efforts.

    • C. 

      Impose punishments upon ethics violators.

    • D. 

      Compy with global business guidelines.

  • 13. 
    The first step in the strategic management process is:
    • A. 

      Analyzing potential opportunities.

    • B. 

      Formulating a functional strategy

    • C. 

      Assessing strengths and weaknesses.

    • D. 

      Establishing a mission statement.

  • 14. 
    Stretch goals are best described as:
    • A. 

      Straightfoward.

    • B. 

      Prolonged.

    • C. 

      Impossible.

    • D. 

      Demanding.

  • 15. 
    Factors outside of an organization that affect a business are know as the:
    • A. 

      Supply-chain force.

    • B. 

      External environment.

    • C. 

      Global marketplace.

    • D. 

      Peripheral culture.

  • 16. 
    The concept that a business should obey laws, perform ethically, and contribute positively to a community's quality of life is know as:
    • A. 

      Environmental scanning.

    • B. 

      Sustainable growth.

    • C. 

      Internal strategies.

    • D. 

      Social responsibility.

  • 17. 
    In an automobile manufacturing corporation, the accounting department is known as a:
    • A. 

      Line department.

    • B. 

      Regional department.

    • C. 

      Staff department.

    • D. 

      Product department.

  • 18. 
    The ability of Sony to miniaturize electronic equipment better than other organizations is an example of a:
    • A. 

      Product champion.

    • B. 

      Business-level strategy.

    • C. 

      Flexible process.

    • D. 

      Core competency.

  • 19. 
    Management reductions in recent years have mostly affected.
    • A. 

      Supervisors.

    • B. 

      Middle management.

    • C. 

      Chief executive officers.

    • D. 

      Top management.

  • 20. 
    Which type of consequence is exemplified when a manager fails to show appreciation to an especially helpful subordinate?
    • A. 

      Postive reinforcement

    • B. 

      Punishment

    • C. 

      Negative reinforcement

    • D. 

      Extinction.

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